Headstone laid for Hercules the bear

Andy and Maggie Robin at the funeral. Picture: Deadline
Andy and Maggie Robin at the funeral. Picture: Deadline
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Fifteen years after his death, a funeral for Hercules the bear was held yesterday on the island of North Uist.

Owners Andy and Maggie Robin laid a headstone at the place where the 9ft grizzly was reburied. He became a global superstar after he went on the run on Uist while filming as advert in 1980.